TRUE BLUE Bluegrass Band

True Blue was founded by Jack Hatfield in the early 1980’s, making them one of most experienced bluegrass bands in East Tennessee. They perform traditional bluegrass with occasional country and acoustic pop/rock selections sprinkled in for variety. True Blue has entertained at weddings, clubs, conventions, parties, festivals and receptions. They perform regularly at Blackberry Farms, one of the top-rated Bed and Breakfast in the USA, and at Knoxville venues such as Wild Wing Cafe, Barley’s, Social Dove, Boyd’s Jig & Reel and WDVX radio/ Blue Plate Special. True Blue performs not only traditional bluegrass, but also original compositions by Jack, Jay Lloyd and Garrett Gregg. Swing/jazz tunes are part of their repertoire when appropriate.

Well-known musicians who have worked with True Blue include Paul Brewster, Richard Bennett, Michael Reno Harrell, Wayne Taylor,Tim Laughlin, Roscoe Morgan and Chris West

True Blue is available to perform as a duo, trio, four-piece or five-piece band depending on the budget and the requirements of the event. True Blue has performed at over three hundred fifty weddings. Available for concerts, festivals, conventions, parties, receptions, weddings – any special occasion. 


Jack Hatfield


The Inn at Blackberry Farms: Brian Lee, General Manager. 865-380-2086, 

WDVX Radio/Blue Plate Special: Red Hickey, host. 865-579-8009. 

Boyd’s Jig & Reel Old City, Knoxville: Gina Truitt, Manager. 865-805-1586. 

Barley’s Tap Room, Old City, Knoxville. Kyle Przbyszewski,  

RT Lodge: Gary Doyle, General Manager, 865-293-6413,

Blackhorse Pub and Brewery: John Dewey, Manager, 865-561-3855,

Dancing Bear Lodge, Townsend: Houston Oldham, Director of Operations. 865 448-6000

Social Dove, Old City, Knoxville: Cody Bauer,

Barley’s Tap Room/Behind the Barn Concert Series: Maryville. Sarah Pirkle. 865-724-6507

Wild Wing Cafe: Roger Harb/WDXV Radio Booking Agent. 865-898-9784.

City of Knoxville: Aaron Browning, Director of Parks and Recreation. 865-215-1719.

Shamrock Festival: East TN Kidney Foundation. Katie Martin, Director. 865-288-7351.

Forest Brook Special Events: Mary McCormick, Entertainment Director. 865-719-3182

Daddy Mac’s Restaurant/Bar: Roger Harb, WDVX Booking Agent, 865-898-9784,

The Listening Room Cafe, Sevierville: Brian O’Shea,, 615 245-6272.

RiverView Family Farm Summer Concert Series, 12130 Prater Lane, Knoxville: Rachel Semanski-Williams 865 603-9347